ASM Student and Postdoctoral Travel Award

Please note: ASM Microbe 2021 will be held as a virtual event as part of World Microbe Forum, an online, global meeting in collaboration with the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS). Please see the World Microbe Forum awards information for the most up-to-date eligibility requirements. 

Program Details

Awards are $500 for North American residents (U.S., Mexico, and Canada) and $750 for International residents.


To qualify for consideration the applicant must be:
  • A current ASM member at the time of ASM Microbe.
  • A student or postdoc.
  • Not previously a recipient of the award within the last 2 years.
  • A presenting author on an accepted abstract to ASM Microbe. 
Please note: Applications are to be submitted prior to knowing whether your abstract has been accepted for ASM Microbe.


Submit an abstract and travel award application via the abstract submission site.